CARSON / CARSONS – James 57th Regiment

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Regiment (s)57th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1406
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
4th May 1840 / 20 years / Belfast Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 5¼ in
Fresh / Brown / Dark Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 5 years 2 months
Length of Service21 years 35 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 7th June 1861 / Cork Ireland
Campaign MedalsNone
Intended Residence at
Belfast Antrim Ireland
Pension Districts1861 1st Belfast
1862 Bermuda
1863-1884 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
30th October 1862 Gravesend (via Bermuda)
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
MERCHANTMAN 15th February 1863
Date/Place of Birthc1820 Belfast Antrim Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
c1833 Cork Ireland
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeMargaret Theresa B c1855 Ireland
M HEPBURN David1879 Geraldton Western Australia
D 16th September 1924 Geraldton Western Australia
bur Eastern Road Cemetery Geraldton Western Australia
Mary Eliza B 1857 Fermoy Cork Ireland
Rebecca Rosa B 7th November 1858 Barracks Cork Ireland
M TOWNSEND James Edwin 1880 Not yet known
D before 1908 Western Australia
Maria B 20th January 1861 Barracks Cork Ireland
M MEADOWCROFT Arnold1887 Geraldton Western Australia
D 10th June 1947 Geraldton Western Australia
bur Geraldton Cemetery Western Australia
James Patrick B 1863 Fremantle Western Australia
M CAVANAGH Louise Rose1890 Dongara Western Australia
D 18th June 1941 Geraldton Western Australia
bur Geraldton Cemetery Western Australia
Mary Esther or Ester B 1865 Geraldton Western Australia
M VINCENT John Beckley January 1887 Western Australia
D 5th May 1960 Perth Western Australia
bur Anglican Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Richard Bernard B 3rd July 1873 Geraldton Western Australia
M OLLNIE or OTTINE Catherine Stonner 1898 Geraldton Western Australia
D 24th Feb 1846 Geraldton Western Australia
bur Geraldton Cemetery Western Australia
William John B 1868 Geraldton Western Australia
M MASSINGHAM Rosa Amelia1893 Western Australia
D 5th July 1957 Perth Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Karrakatta Western Australia
Joseph B 1871 Geraldton Western Australia
D 6th March 1886 Geraldton Western Australia
bur St. Francis Xavier Geraldton Western Australia
Land Grants Western
Greenough Lot 5 and 6
31 acres
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesWest Australian 8th March 1886 – page 3
Victorian Express (Geraldton) 13th March 1886 – page 3
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial20th April 1884 Geraldton Western Australia
Geraldton Cemetery Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
20th December 1900 Geraldton Western Australia
Not yet known
Will or ProbateLetters of Administration SROWA Cons 3458/1887/124
Further Information